Kansas City Apartments for Rent
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri is considered the Heart of America due to its central geographic and population location. Established as a fur trading post in 1821, Kansas City was a gateway to the West for those traveling the Oregon, California, and Santa Fe trails. Because of its central location on the Mississippi River, Kansas City's chief occupations are in distribution and manufacturing.
Now is the perfect time to move to Kansas City as more than $7 billion in major improvements are underway across the city, with $3 billion just in downtown development. This includes the $135 million renovation and expansion of the Convention Center.
Kansas City, Missouri Apartments
Apartment rental in Kansas City is affordable with apartment rentals averaging $500-$600.
Kansas City Neighborhoods
Johnson County, Westport, the Crossroads Arts District, River Market, Downtown, the Northland and Brookside/Waldo are desirable areas to rent an apartment. The Brookside neighborhood is known for its cafes and entertainment and attracts visitors and residents to its tree lined streets and overall festive atmosphere. A new district to look forward to is the Kansas City Power and Light District, which will bring new life to Kansas City's downtown convention area.
Things to do in Kansas City
Kansas City has earned the reputation as a city rich in jazz and blues music with Duke Ellington and Charlie Parker once playing music in nightclubs in the 18th and Vine district. The tradition continues as residents and visitors continue to listen to live music in venues throughout the city.
Kansas City is also known for its barbeque and steaks and residents enjoy eating in the many restaurants located throughout Kansas City.
The locals are loyal fans of the Kansas City Royals baseball team and Kansas City Chiefs football team. Kansas City weather can be extreme but Kansas Citian's enjoy the four distinct seasons and the activities that are specific to each season. Kansas City offers residents a big city atmosphere and a small town feel.
Museums such as the Truman Presidential Museum and Library and the New Theatre Restaurant, rated the best dinner theatre in the country by the Wall Street Journal, have garnered national attention for Kansas City.
Other family-friendly activities involve visiting Science City at Union Station, touring the Harley-Davidson Final Assembly Plant or visiting the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, dedicated to the heroes of the league.
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